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Dance Pint o' Ale is Fain 10703

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Bob McMurtry
Intensity
888 888 888 800 = 83% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
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Recommended Music
Extra Info
There are two versions of this dance. The original instructions for bars 17–24 say:

1st couple dances a figure of …

There are two versions of this dance. The original instructions for bars 17–24 say:

1st couple dances a figure of eight on their own sides with 2nd and 3rd couples, giving left shoulders to 2nd couple to begin. For more advanced dancers, a reel of three on the sides may be substituted.

The diagrams and cribs of this entry show the “advanced” version.

NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClip
Pint O' Ale D B Grosjean & A Imbrie The Devil's Quandary CD 1 J32 84:51 36.4
Pint o' Ale is Fain 3/4L · J32
1–
All turn P RH ; chase clw ½ way (3x,2x,1x)
9–
All turn P LH ; chase cclw ½ way (1,2,3)
17–
Lsh Reels 3 on the sides,
25–
1c lead down the middle{3} and back | cast off (2c up) (2,1,3)

For beginner dancers, replace [17–24] by “1c dance Lsh Fig8 on own side”

Pint o' Ale is Fain 3/4L · J32
1-8
1s+2s+3s turn partners RH & chase clockwise 1/2 way. (3) (2) (1)
9-16
3s+2s+1s turn partners LH & chase anticlockwise 1/2 way. 1 2 3
17-24
1s dance reels of 3 on sides (LSh to 2s)
25-32
1s lead down middle & back then cast to 2nd place (2s step up). End 2 1 3

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This video shows the advanced version with reels …

Added on: 2013-12-23 (Martina Mueller-Franz)
Quality: Informal/Social (RSCDS)

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'Pint o' Ale is Fain' is a 32 …

Added on: 2019-10-22 (YouTube Automatic Downloader)
Quality: Animation

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IdSubjectDateSubmitterAssigned toPriorityDisposition
1808 Pint o' Ale is Fain animation Oct. 22, 2019, 8:55 p.m. Janet McKernan Eric Ferguson Normal Fixed